Shirley Has Awakened!
Shirley has awakened! Shirley is my Bearded Dragon. She has been going through a process that Bearded Dragons go through called “brumation.” It’s a lighter version of a bear’s hibernation and the process varies from dragon to dragon. Some sleep for days, some for weeks, some even for months. I was glad because I missed my Shirley. I’m used to handling her every day and holding her at night. So yes, I was glad. But, alas … the next day, she was back to bed. 😥 It’s been two more days so far. I guess I can’t blame her. It’s cold outside. Hmm … I wonder how long she’ll sleep this time?
If you’re interested in learning more about brumation, check out this post :
Bearded Dragon Brumation Symptoms, What Should I Do?
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9 thoughts on “Shirley Has Awakened, 25 Days Sleep”
I don’t know what I would do if my dog slept for weeks at a time! I’d get so lonely. I don’t know how you go without your Shirley!
Having a cat that is my (almost) constant companion helps a lot, Lindsay. 🙂 But I do miss Shirley and peek in on her when I get up, and before I go to bed, just to make sure she’s alright. She seems fine. Thanks for reading my post. I appreciate your visit and comment.
Hi, how interesting to have a pet that has a different cycle all the time. How unpredictable? How long is too long for them to sleep? Do they even react if you are around sometimes? Very interesting.
Thanks for sharing, Maria
Hello, Maria! Nice of you to visit my blog today. It’s been 35 days or so that Shirley has been sleeping so far. I’ve heard of some that slept for 3 or 4 months. :/ That’s too long. 🙂 I check on my girl a couple of times a day to make sure she’s okay, and every now and then I will pick her up to judge whether she’s losing weight at all. (If all is well with them, they shouldn’t lose more than a couple of grams.) Sometimes she will crack open one eye, then shut it again. It’s not a konked out kind of sleep. It’s more of a very deep sleep. Thanks for your interest!
Hi Jeanne, that’s an interesting piece, thank you. First time I’ve dropped in, I’ll have to look out for more.
I’m glad you stopped by! I do hope you’ll come back for more. Take care!
Hey, Helen. Nice to see you here on my site. I’m glad you enjoy the articles and the different topics. I have fun looking for different odd-ball stuff to share. Hope all is well with you too! Stay well!
Hey Jeannie, great blog! I know how much you miss your dragon when she goes into brumation. I know you love her! And I love you! Your Jon
And I love you too, Jon! Thanks for checking out my post. 🙂 I appreciate you!